The Big Canyon fire was reported Sunday, October 14, at approximately 10:30 am. It is burning 2 miles west of the Tonto Fish Hatchery in the Big Canyon area near the Highline Trail, approximately 14 miles east of Payson, Arizona, in a rough and remote section of the Tonto National Forest.
Size: 110 acres
|Date of Origin||Sunday October 14th, 2012 approx. 10:30 AM|
|Location||Big Canyon 14 miles east of Payson, AZ|
|Incident Commander||Rich Harnden|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday October 28th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
Chapparal, logging slash, Timber with grass understory.
Low fire activity, smolderding.
East and West flanks were secured and moped up. No fire movement on the perimeters.
Crews will continue to hold and monitor the fire.
High, the area is steep, rough and inaccessible.
Most resources have been released. Remaining personnel will hold and monitor the fire until it's declared contained.
|Wind Conditions||10 mph W|